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History The deadly virus known as Polio took the western t

History The deadly virus known as Polio took the western t


On February 24, 2012, India was cut off the World Health Organisation's (WHO) list and was declared and certified polio-free on March 27, 2014.

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The polio vaccine being administered to a child in New Delhi, in this Jan.

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Picture of a child receiving the oral polio vaccine

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The state of Himachal hasn't reported any polio case since long and even last case of polio virus was reported in West Bengal in January 2011.

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A medical staff administers polio drops at polio eradication campaign in Shimla. (Santosh Rawat

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This 1956 photo shows a group of mothers with their children outside the Middlesex County Council

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A child looks on during a National Immunization Day in India. Photo: Devin D. Thorpe

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Health workers persuade parents to have their children vaccinated against polio in the back streets of


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Sue in the cot in the isolation ward, with a young David in the cot behind with his back to the camera (Image: Surrey Mirror WS)

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A child receives polio vaccine drops on the occasion of National Immunisation Day in Amritsar on

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A Pakistani health worker gives an oral polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan. - AP

Schoolchildren await Salk vaccine shots at Houston's Hohl Elementary in 1955. Harris County's


Robert was a six year old March Of Dimes poster child suffering from polio.

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Rahima Banu, the last person known to have contracted smallpox, in 1975.

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This ancient Egyptian stele shows a man with a shriveled leg and foot positioned as they

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A child cries after she was administered a polio vaccine during a house-to-house vaccination exercise in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Sunday Alamba/AP)

A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a student at a school in Peshawar

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The global health community stepped up its fight against polio in the 1980s. Here,

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A health worker marking a child who has been given a polio vaccination, Aleppo,

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A Pakistani health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan,

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Child receiving a polio shot in Pakistan.

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Many celebrities and actresses helped to promote the fight against polio. In this image from

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In this Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 photo, a Pakistani health worker gives

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A Pakistani health worker marks a child after immunisation with anti-polio drops in Lahore, Pakistan. Photograph: AP Photo/KM Chaudary

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